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The Tarnish of the Golden Years / Donald Hall’s Frank Collection of Essays About Growing Older, Not Better

Hall plumbs the indignities, condescensions and terrors of advanced age, along with musings on beards (he has had three), women (two wives, many dalliances), smoking (cigars, Chesterfields, Kents, marijuana), poetry readings, rejection letters, old houses
New York Times
added Jan 19, 2015 17:45
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Beyonce, 'My Dog Skip' and cigarettes: 7 things we learned in Mike Huckabee's new book

7. He's allergic to cigarette smoke "I suppose I'm lucky to be highly allergic to tobacco smoke, because I've never smoked a single cigarette and never wanted to."
CNN
added Jan 9, 2015 20:40
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‘Removing the Emperor’s Clothes’ review: how Australia’s tobacco plain packaging laws were won

At its simplest, the story is one of the public good against commercial evil – governments and health authorities introducing an evidence-based measure in the face of ferocious opposition from a lethal and discredited, but still powerful industry. But th
Crikey (au)
added Jan 9, 2015 11:33
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[Virginia] ‘A Tale of Two Plantations,’ by Richard S. Dunn

to reconstruct “the individual lives and collective experiences of some 2,000 slaves on two large plantations” ...Mount Airy, a tobacco and grain estate on the Rappahannock ...“during the final three generations of slavery in both places.”
New York Times
added Jan 2, 2015 21:13
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Removing the emperor’s clothes: Australia and tobacco plain packaging (PDF)

no illusions about the obstacles entailed in taking on massive global industries. Chapman and Freeman offer encouragement that, given persistence, good science, research-based recommendations, skilled advocacy and perhaps above all, politicians with integ
University of Sydney eScholarship Repository (au)
added Nov 26, 2014 11:19
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[Australia] Simon Chapman: Up in smoke

AUSTRALIA’S pioneering plain tobacco packaging legislation, which was fully implemented 2 years ago, is the single most important piece of tobacco legislation ever introduced. I reached this conclusion while doing research for my book*, covering the
Medical Journal of Australia
added Nov 24, 2014 03:48
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Removing the emperor’s clothes: Australia and tobacco plain packaging

Description: Full text will be released Novemeber 27, 2014
University of Sydney eScholarship Repository (au)
added Nov 24, 2014 03:46
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Raleigh Trevelyan, Chronicler of a Notable Family, Dies at 91

His best-known work, “Sir Walter Raleigh” (2004), argued for the elevation of his ancestor to the upper reaches of the pantheon of British greats...based on his achievements as an explorer, courtier, poet, American colonizer and early purveyor of tobacco
New York Times
added Nov 24, 2014 02:21
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[Australia] Public Health and Plain Packaging of Cigarettes / Legal Issues

authors’ analysis sheds light on broader questions relating to the capacity of governments to regulate tobacco products and the tobacco industry, and to regulate in the interests of public health more generally. The answers to these questions are of vital
Elgar Online (Edward Elgar Publishing)
added Nov 19, 2014 16:12
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[UK] CRAIG: The Great British rake-off... what really happens to the billions YOU donate to charity: Fat cat pay, appalling waste and hidden agendas

My book, The Great Charity Scandal, is not an attack on charity, but an attack on charities that put their own interests first. / however worthy ASH’s intentions, it’s not obvious that it is a charity whose purposes are widely supported by an enthusiasti
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 18, 2014 09:45
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